Category: Opinion

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The power of negative labels

Words are undeniably a great source of power and persuasion. Words can be used to ignite the flame of rebellion, spark emotion in those we haven’t even...

Famous scientist and atheist Carl Sagan in 1980. Sagan, who died in 1996, was noted for his gratitude. (NASA / Public Domain)

The thankful atheist

The hateful atheist: it’s as common a stereotype as the perfectionist Mormon, and just as damaging. I was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

Illustration by Jim Atherton | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Students react to cheating professor

As we found out last week, former math professor Christine Marx resigned after she was caught taking tests for football students. Since then, the National Collegiate Athletic...